Renaissance is said to have started from 15th century in Italy. This period marks a distance from the medieval period with certain differences. In traditional sense Renaissance is understood to be a historical age expending through 14th, 15th and 16thcentruries.
Italian renaissance represented a reconnection of the west with classical antiquity, the absorption of knowledge (particularly mathematics), a focus on the importance of living with comforts in the present (Renaissance humanism), and an explosion of the dissemination of knowledge brought on by the invention of printing. In addition, this period witnessed the creation of new techniques in art, poetry, and architecture led in turn to a radical change in the style and substance of the arts and letters.
The development in the art techniques led to the blooming of painting in particular beside other forms of art. Reanaissance period is said to be golden period of Painting by many established scholars. Artists like Piero della Francesca, Sandro Botticelli, Paolo Uccello, Leonardo Da Vinci , Michelangelo Buonarotti, Raphael and Titian established painting at a very high pedestal. They did so with the use of perspective, the study of human anatomy and proportion and through their development of an unprecedented refinement in drawing and paintings techniques.
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